Session 5 (files and slides)
For this lecture, please prepare by completing the pre-readings.
In class, we will engage in discussion / structured debate to explore different perspectives regarding Lithium mining in Chile. So please keep this in mind when preparing for the lecture. Each student has been assigned to a stakeholder perspective and this can be found in an attached excel file.
1. Chile’s Lithium – blessing or curse? (https://www.dw.com/en/chiles-lithium-blessing-or-curse/a-43721539)
2. Bondy, K., & Starkey, K. (2014). The dilemmas of internationalization: Corporate
social responsibility in the multinational corporation. British journal of management,
25(1), 4-22. (mandatory)
3. Acemoglu, Daron, Simon Johnson, and James A. Robinson. 2001. “The Colonial
Origins of Comparative Development: An Empirical Investigation.” American
Economic Review 91: 1369–1401. (optional)
If insipired, I encourage you to read more about the specific situation in Chile regarding lithium mining, natural resource mining, renewable energy markets, or even spillover effects of business activity.
The main focus of this lecture is to explore the complex nature of CSR, and how this should be considered in international strategies.
(lecture slides will be uploaded before the lecture)